Notice to the Press
Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
July 28, 2009


Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Johnnie Carson will brief reporters on the record and on camera about Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s travel to Africa. This press briefing will take place in the State Department’s Press Briefing Room (room 2209) at 12:00 noon on Thursday, July 30, 2009.

Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of one of the following: (1) A U.S. Government-issued identification card (Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense or Foreign Press Center), (2) a media-issued photo identification card, or (3) a letter from their employer on letterhead verifying their employment as a journalist, accompanied by an official photo identification card (driver's license, passport). Press should allow adequate time to process through security and to be in the briefing room 10 minutes prior to the briefing.

Attendees who do not have a State Department building pass should enter through the 23rd Street lobby before 11:45 a.m.



PRN: 2009/789